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Lot 2966    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $10,000
SOLD $8,000

SICILY, Leontini, (c.425 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.87 grams), obv. laureate head of Apollo to left, dotted border, rev. head of lion to left, around three barley grains and olive leaf behind, around **LEONTINON, (cf.S.833, SNG ANS 256-7 same dies). Steel blue patina, extremely fine and rare.

Ex Robert Tonner Collection. Previously the cover coin of DNW Auction 73, lot 57, with ticket.

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